Board & Advisors


Our global staff brings a wealth of expertise to our mission, and are supported by our committed board of directors who work to ensure that we continue to reach more people living in extreme poverty worldwide.


Bill Best

Managing Director, Institutional Sales & Investor Relations, VanEck

Anne C. Buehl

Founding Partner, Rocaton Investment Advisors

Joyce Chang

Chair of Global Research, JP Morgan Securities, LLC

Frank F. DeGiovanni

Retired Director, Financial Assets Unit, Ford Foundation

Kathleen A. Donovan

Vice President, Human Resources, North Shore-LIJ Ambulatory Services HR

Penny Foley

Group Managing Director, The TCW Group, Inc.

Elizabeth Forget

Managing Director, J.P. Morgan Asset Management

Nicholas Gabriel

President, Greentree Foundation

Lisette Garcia

Chief Research Officer, Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility
New York City, United States

Toni Geyelin

President, Klein Family Foundation

Ammar James

Deputy Portfolio Manager & Equity Research Analyst, VanEck
New York City, United States

Susan Leader

Managing Director (Retired), Trust Company of the West

Mark Littman

Director & CEO, Northern Lights / Bodega

Richard A. Newman

Managing Member, Lava Wealth Management

Reshmi Paul, Ph.D.

Partner, G.H. Smart & Company, LLC

Rangu Salgame

Chairman & CEO, Princeton Growth Ventures

Barbara A. Schatz

Clinical Professor Emerita of Law, Columbia Law School

Benjamin Segal

Math Teacher, Mott Hall Bronx High School

Mason Smith

Lead Software Engineer, TGS Management Company

Sapna Srivastava

Chief Financial & Strategy Officer, Abide Therapeutics

Judy Vale

Managing Director, Neuberger Berman

We are helping far more people exit out of extreme poverty, and change their lives, sustainably, and we are bringing what we do to scale.

Penny Foley, Board Chair